misogyny

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misogyny

[mi′säj·ə·nē]
(psychology)
Hatred of women.
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The second phase of Showalter's ontogeny is the protest focus which is concomitant with feminists' growing consciousness of the historical pervasiveness of misogynous bias in extant bodies of knowledge, and takes the form of concerted attacks on these bodies of knowledge.
Misogynous Economies: The Business of Literature in I 8th Century Britain.
As soon as Penthea recognized him, she reproached him with his failure to respect their society's misogynous ideal of virtuous behaviour:
Charming he certainly was, but racist and misogynous, too, and puffed up with a sense of being of a better class than us proles.
Kippenberger's drunken, impromptu dinner speech that I performed as Art Must Hang, 2001, for example, is full of what from an American perspective are misogynous, homophobic, and xenophobic elements.
The buddy film genre is certainly no stranger to Korean cinema, which has been characterized by feminist critics as virulently misogynous, a boys' club whose control over modes of production and discrimination against women reflects the gender hegemony of a patriarchal society.
If these books could be said to have any unified voice, that voice must be pitched somewhere among the bawdy, the misogynous, the Royalist, the voyeuristic, and the educative.
Furthermore, if the spiteful mock-trial of Lear's "pelican daughters" in act 3, scene 6, or his misogynous comments to blinded Gloucester in act 4, scene 6, are any indication, Lear gains very little by way of self-discovery from his repose with the learned philosopher Poor Tom.
It is not their bodies but their upbringing and poor education that explain why women behave in certain ways, Christine de Pisan posited around 1400 in response to misogynous comments by contemporaries.
The image of the pressure of women "forcing open the Cistercian floodgates," a pressure that the General Chapter's abbots were powerless to resist, is an extremely misogynous one.